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Whickham Awards Evening

On Tuesday 11th July, pupils from Year 5 and 6 represented our school at the Whickham Awards Evening. All of our pupils behaved impeccably and were a credit to parents and staff. We performed 'No Wars Will Stop Us Singing' with some of our Year 6 pupils being...

Early Years Sports Day

The weather eventually decided to behave itself and we managed to have our Early Years Sports Day this week. The children were all fantastic and tried their very best. The yellow team were our overall winners, beating the blues at the last minute in a tie-break race....

Athletics Workshop

This week Year Five were lucky enough to have a visit from Mr Dowson, owner of Shape Performance. We took part in an athletics workshop in which we competed in a number of different events. We were split into teams to compete in throwing, long jump, 660 meter,...

Ancient Greek Assembly

This term Year Five have been studying The Ancient Greeks. As part of our studies, we have been looking at Ancient Greek plays and the theatre. For our class assembly, we decided to perform our own version of a famous Greek play which is still performed today, The...

Destination Judo

Years Five and Six were very lucky this morning and took part in a taster session with John from Destination Judo. We loved learning about the three most important things to have in judo: fast hands, fast feet and great balance! Miss Bell and Mrs McCall were very...

Looking at a Different Perspective

Y6 enjoyed their latest visit to Whickham for an art  lesson. Mr Douglas explained and demonstrated how to change a 2D drawing into 3D by using simple tricks of perspective. The children were amazed at how easy it was to complete and produced some outstanding art...

Buddies in Maths

Year 6 children have been trained as Maths Buddies to assist younger children in the school with their maths. Currently They are helping Year 1 and ensuring that all pupils are able to use their number bonds fluently and can form all of their numerals correctly. All...

Could you break an Olympic record?

In maths today we have been measuring length. We looked at some Olympic world records and then tried to see if we could break them. We had to measure twice to make sure the measurements were accurate and we then converted them all in to centimeters so that we could...

Egyptian discovery

This week in English we are writing the beginning of an Egyptian adventure story. To inspire us we watched a video clip of an archaeologist exploring a tomb and then we created 5 freeze frames in groups to show the beginning of the story. The class then got the...

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